.Bank Releases 1 & 2 Character Domains For $2,500 Per Year

The fTLD registry posted two Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to allocate previously reserved names in .BANK and details are available at https://www.ftld.com/request-for-proposal-rfp-to-allocate-reserved-names/.

Here are some RFP highlights:
–  Proposals for Domain(s) of Interest must be received by 21:00:00 UTC on April 1, 2016.
–  Proposals for all single-character and certain two-letter Domain(s) of Interest are subject to a non-refundable administrative processing fee of USD $500 per domain sought and a premium registration/renewal/transfer fee of USD $2500. Fee remittance instructions are provided with the RFP details.
–  Contention among qualified applicants for the same Domain(s) of Interest will be resolved by an auction.
–  All winners, be they from an RFP or auction process, will be required to sign the RFP Agreement noted in the posting.

Details are available at https://www.ftld.com/request-for-proposal-rfp-to-allocate-reserved-names/.


fTLD recently updated its website (https://www.ftld.com/) to include details about the launch of .INSURANCE including, but not limited to, the projected timeline, FAQ (general and for registrars), Registry Policies/Requirements and the non-exhaustive list of Registry Operator Reserved Names. They have also started the contracting process with registrars to support .INSURANCE and names are being added to the list at https://www.ftld.com/approved-registrars/ as they complete the process with fTLD.


About Konstantinos Zournas

Studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and now living in Athens, Greece. Love domains and building websites. Went online in 1995, learned about HTML in 1996 and about domains in 2002. Started publishing the OnlineDomain.com blog in 2012.

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